Is your state ready for health emergencies? Many still lag behind.

  • April 21, 2017

An annual assessment of the nation’s day-to-day preparedness for managing community health emergencies improved slightly over the last year—though deep regional inequities remain. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) has released the results of the 2017 National Health Security Preparedness Index, which found the United…

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Norovirus (winter vomiting disease) is on the rise

  • December 30, 2015

Norovirus is a super contagious virus, it is sometimes called the winter vomiting disease. You can get norovirus from an infected person, contaminated food or water, or by touching contaminated surfaces. The virus causes your stomach or intestines or both to get inflamed (acute gastroenteritis).…

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Great News! No Polio Cases In Africa This Past Year

  • August 12, 2015

Yahoo! It has been one full year since polio was detected anywhere in Africa, a significant milestone in global health that has left health experts around the world doing a quiet happy dance! The goal had seemed close in recent years, but somehow, someway polio…

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